The BSU Observatory hosts public and private viewing events, runs K-12 workshops, and provides academic resources for student research, astronomy courses, and service-learning.
Our schedule of Spring public nights begins on Wednesday, February 19, 2020. Please follow this link to find our Facebook announcements about the weather. You can also follow us on Twitter @BSUObservatory or call our hotline at 508-531-DARK for the weather decision.
Weather allowing, the BSU Observatory will be open on the following dates in Spring 2020:
- February 19 and 26 from 6:00-7:30 pm
- March 4 from 6:30-8:00 pm
- March 18, 21, 25 and 28 from 8:00-9:30 pm
- April 1, 8, 11, 15, 22, 25 and 29, and May 2 from 8:30-10:00 pm
Parking for these evening events is available in the West Campus Lot.
The Observatory hosts an active outreach program that welcomes members of the community. We host up to four events per week at night
The BEAR Team, funded by the NASA MASGC (Massachusetts Space Grant Consortium), is a group of students dedicated to observational astronomy research.
Astrophotography is the art of imaging of astronomical objects, usually through telescopes. Please explore our image gallery.